Definition: The special case of string matching with errors where mismatches are the only type of error allowed.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
string matching with errors.
Specialization (... is a kind of me.)
brute force string search with mismatches.
Note: From Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, page 13-17, Copyright © 1999 by CRC Press LLC. Appearing in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Copyright © 2000 CRC Press LLC.
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Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, CRC Press LLC, 1999, "string matching with mismatches", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 13 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/stringMatchwMismatch.html